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Tuesday09:30 – 12:30
20 Sep 2022 (6 Weeks)
Course code NR1COUEAKN
Tuesday18:00 – 21:00
18 Apr 2023 (6 Weeks)
Course code NR1COUDAKN

Counselling, First Steps

This course is designed for people aged over 19 years and will equip you with the strategies needed to communicate effectively with children and young people. This course is ideal for anyone considering a career in counselling and introduces counselling skills in preparation for further learning or training.

You will learn about creative methods of exploration and techniques to manage common behaviours. You will develop effective skills to work with young people and support them with the pressures they may experience. You will study topics including legislation, multi-agency working and safeguarding, all with a focus on keeping children and young people safe.

You will develop core communication skills, learn about theories and processes, and be given the opportunity to practice a variety of strategies.

The evening courses will be delivered over six weeks, from 6pm-9pm, and this will include tutorials and participation in small and large group discussions.

Subjects covered:

  • Process of counselling
  • Listening and responding techniques
  • Self-awareness
  • Ethics
  • Confidentiality

Assessment method

All work will be assessed through weekly activities.

Progression opportunities

Successful completion of this course allows learners to progress to the Level 2 Counselling Certificate.

Additional support

Preparing learners for the future is an integral part of everything we do at Weston College. Whether you want to bolster your employment prospects, upskill or change careers, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.

As an adult learner at Weston College, you will have access to our specialist, highly qualified careers advisors who are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about careers and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options, we’ll be there to help you through the process .

You can also use our free-to-access Career Coach programme to provide yourself with a detailed careers assessment, which you can then talk through with one of our advisors, as well as the assessment directing you to certain courses that will help you on your career journey. As a Microsoft College all students and apprentices are given FREE access to LinkedIn Learning – an online educational platform that helps individuals discover and develop business, technology-related, and creatives skills through expert-led course videos.


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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